Numerous lawsuits have been and are being filed against Monsanto, a large agrochemical giant, for the alleged harm their herbicide Roundup Weed and Grass Killer has caused to its users. For many years now, it has been suspected that glyphosate, a chemical in the poison, was carcinogenic. Bayer, which owns Monsanto, has denied all along…

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Manufacturers of baby high chairs will now have to conform to a revised set of standards for their design. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recently issued a new federal standard aimed at enhancing the safety of all high chairs. The standards cover high chairs designed for home use as well as restaurant…

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We trust our doctors to make decisions about our health that can have long-lasting consequences. It is reasonable to assume that doctors intend to help and heal people who are sick and wounded. However, after the long and rigorous years of medical school and in many cases accumulated student debt, most doctors also want their…

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Women are victimized more than men by Big Pharma. Earlier this year, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) examined the history of how dangerous pharmaceutical products have harmed women over the past 150 years. From Accutane to Zonite: A History of Dangerous Drugs & Devices Marketed to Women gives a detailed account of harmful medical…

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In The Godfather: Part III, Michael Corleone, upon realizing his enemies will never let him be a legitimate businessman, looks into the mirror and says, “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.” And so it goes with the latest round of Takata airbag recalls: just when we thought we were…

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